Meet Ryan Messick from Inside the Iggles

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Ryan runs the very successful FanBased site Inside the Iggles dedicated to the Philadelphia Eagles. I sat for an audio interview with him and he answered some questions concerning what the Eagle fans are watching for on Friday.

I think it is fun to watch a game not only from the Jaguar perspective but also an Eagle perspective. Like us, they hope for their draft choices to make it and are interested in people in camp that have been impressive. So let’s go inside the Eagles and see what is going on.

Before we do, here are your official game notes. philadelphia(1)- august 2010 You will want to note the probable starters listed for the Jaguars.

Ryan, what is the number one thing the Eagle fans are watching for on Friday?

Kevin Kolb – Obviously, the talk of the offseason was the transition from McNabb to Kolb. He’s been inconsistent in camp, some days demonstrating why the Birds made the move by showing off his accuracy, other days struggling. He’ll only play a series or two in all likelihood, so it’s unfair to judge him on minimal time in one preseason game. That said, for a week, that’s what he’ll be judged on

Wow! Sound familiar? Zoltan said he was watching David Garrard because he was up and down.

Ryan, who is your first round pick battling for a job and how does he look?

That would be Brandon Graham vs. Juqua Parker – Andy Reid says he’s going to have eight defensive lineman and he doesn’t care too much how they’re listed on the depth chart. The fans and media disagree, as everyone wants to see what the first round pick has. Graham’s pass rushing has been impressive in camp, and his outgoing personality has made him a fan favorite already.

If Brandon Graham can be effective as a pass rusher in his rookie season, he will be special indeed. Brandon is #54, so watch how well he does against Eben Britton or Jordan Black. Our right side is weak, so Brandon may have an opening here.

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  • zoltanfrombudapest

    What a nice thing from Ryan- the sad thing is we are pretty banged up. I heard Tyson; Britton and Monrowe will -most likely- not playing Friday.
    The 2 tackles easily can be Jorbdan Black and UDFA rookie Haslem….

    I hope we see less time the staerters tomorrow…

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  • Ryan Messick

    Just to update you guys, Andy Reid announced today that Kolb and the starters will play a quarter… Vick will take over for the 2nd and half of the third, then it’ll be Kafka the rest of the way. That’s his plan, anyway.

  • jagsoldier

    I finally was able to log in! I cant wait for tomorrow. Is there going to be a game thread here?

    • tkopa

      Where have you been? Do you want a game thread?

      • jagsoldier

        Ive been really busy with work. I transfered to a new unit so theres been a lot of changes. Anyway, a game thread would be B&T thread would be nice but is BCC going to have one? Its up to you guys.

        • jagsoldier

          Good God I need to proof read